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Gaza’s power plant damaged in direct hit Gaza’s power plant damaged in direct hit
July 23, 2014. Gaza’s sole power plant has shut down after it suffered a direct hit. Operators of the plant demand guarantees from Israel that it won’t be hit again before returning to work. (Read More)

12 Human Rights Organizations: Gaza Strip civilian infrastructure is collapsing 12 Human Rights Organizations: Gaza Strip civilian infrastructure is collapsing
July 23, 2014. 12 human rights organizations demand today that Israel fulfil its obligations and ensure that the humanitarian needs of the civilian population of Gaza are met. (Read More)

Blackouts approximately 15 hours per day for 400,000 people, Kerem Shalom closed Blackouts approximately 15 hours per day for 400,000 people, Kerem Shalom closed
July 17, 2014. Central Gaza and Khan Younis experiencing approximately 15 hours of blackouts per day. Kerem Shalom Crossing was meant to open for two hours for entrance of goods but did not. (Read More)

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In Focus

The Gaza Cheat Sheet – Real Data on the Gaza Closure
July, 2014. In this information sheet you will find concise answers to questions such as: What is the economic situation in... (Read More)

Gaza Strip Map Gaza Strip Map
September 2013. A new and detailed map of the Gaza Strip. Source:... (Read More)

New position paper with infographics by Gisha: The maximum possible
August 5, 2013. Renewed peace talks must address the Gaza Strip’s 1.7 million residents. Promoting access will facilitate normal life and... (Read More)

Gisha in Action

She wanted to stay a little longer with her father and got stranded in Gaza.
May 28, 2014. When Sara (not her real name) decided to spend more time with her father in the Gaza Strip,... (Read More)

Military changes procedure in order to justify its refusal to allow a British student to enter the Gaza Strip
February 25, 2014. A British student requested to travel to Gaza in order to complete his research. Since the existing procedure... (Read More)

The unbearable lightness of imposing a security block
February 12, 2014. When a Palestinian from Gaza is branded with a security block or preclusion, he or she is not... (Read More)

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